The National School Breakfast and Lunch Programs are part of the Division of School & Community Nutrition within the Kentucky Department of Education. Today, over 1,300 public, private, and parochial schools and residential child care institutions provide a daily breakfast to more than 180,000 students in Kentucky. The oldest of the school nutrition programs, the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides lunches to approximately 480,000 students every day in public, private, and parochial schools and residential child care institutions in Kentucky.
General Program Requirements
In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of the state of Kentucky and a parent or primary caregiver responsible for a child(ren) who attends school (high school or under).
In order to qualify, you must have an annual household income (before taxes) that is below the following amounts:
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Your Next StepsThe following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this program.
To apply for free or reduced price meals, please visit:
Program Contact Information
For additional information about the program please visit the Kentucky Division of School and Community Nutrition website:http://education.ky.gov/federal/scn/pages/school-meal-programs.aspx
You can call the Kentucky Division of School and Community Nutrition to speak with a state representative regarding the programs:502-564-5625